Credits: 5

Schedule: 25.02.2019 - 05.04.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV (spring term)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A student who has passed the course is able to

  • Describe the main characteristics of traffic flow
  • Represent traffic phenomena using different methods and tools
  • Recognise how traffic congestion starts and propagate
  • Select and apply appropriate methods and techniques for analysing traffic-related problems
  • Interpret and elaborate different type of traffic data
  • Follow scientific literature in traffic flow theory

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


  • Basic characteristics of traffic flow.
  • Tools for analysing traffic behavior and characteristics.
  • Macroscopic and microscopic modelling of traffic flow.
  • Analysis of traffic operations for various facilities.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Calculation exercises, home assignments and group assignment.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Contact sessions 40 h
  • Exercises 55 h
  • Group-work 40 h

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Yhd-71.3240 Liikennevirran ominaisuudet

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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